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Sandra Sobieraj Westfall

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Recent articles by Sandra:

Donald Trump Was Not at the Hospital with Wife Melania for Surgical Procedure That Blind-Sided Her Friends

President Trump’s initial absence at his wife’s side did not go unnoticed on Twitter → Read More

Meghan McCain Chafes at Talk of Her Ailing Dad's Funeral: 'Everybody Chill Out'

"Please be kind and respectful of the fact that there’s a family here," Meghan McCain said Tuesday on The View → Read More

Donald and Melania Trump Show United Front, Amid Questions on Their Marriage, at Her 'Be Best' Launch

Melania Trump delivered rare remarks from the White House Rose Garden on Monday as she officially launched her initiatives as first lady → Read More

Playboy’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner Party Had ‘Buttoned-Up’ D.C. Squirming

“Is this not the right place?” Miguel asked before launching his next number → Read More

Read the Letter 5-Year-Old Chelsea Clinton Wrote to Ronald Reagan

Raised to be an activist, former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton has a new book encouraging kids to follow in her footsteps → Read More

See the Odd Gift from George H.W. Bush That Became Barbara's 'Most Prized Possession'

After his wife Barbara swooned over the painted cow statues installed around Houston in 2001, George H.W. Bush decided to surprise her with one → Read More

Four Strangers on Facebook Pulled Off Man's Escape From War Half a World Away in Yemen

"These four people came, like angels — an answer from God," Mohammed Al Samawi tells PEOPLE → Read More

From the Archives: When Paul Ryan Was a Rising Star on Mitt Romney’s Presidential Ticket

Editor’s note: House Speaker Paul Ryan announced on Wednesday that he is retiring in 2019 and will not seek re-election in November. Now,… → Read More

Melania Trump, Amid Escalation in Husband's Porn-Star Scandal, Comforts Boy Over Spill: 'No Worry At All'

The first lady kept her focus on a scheduled event with school children while developments swirled in the investigation of her husband's alleged attempts to silence a porn star → Read More

Cynthia Nixon Says Her Sex and the City Costars 'Have Expressed Love, Support' Over NY Governor Run

Cynthia Nixon tells PEOPLE that all three of her Sex and the City costars have "expressed love, support and excitement" about her political debut → Read More

Donald Trump Jr. Grew ‘Distant, Angry’ After Russia Scandal as Vanessa Felt 'Stifled' by Security

"She wanted to make it work," a source tells PEOPLE of Vanessa Trump's marriage to Don Jr. "But it can't be easy being a member of that family" → Read More

A Man Named Alex Baldwin Is Having a Terrible Day on Twitter Thanks to Trump's Misspelling

Donald Trump's typo in a scathing tweet brought the nation's attention to 28-year-old web designer Alex Baldwin on Friday → Read More

One-Time Pal Donny Deutsch Warns Trump Is 'Cornered,' Will Destroy World to Save 'His Hide'

"What is capable of doing at the expense of the world or the United States or the consumer to save himself?" asks former pal Donny Deutsch → Read More

Anthony Scaramucci Says White House House Morale Is 'Terrible' Thanks to 'Rule by Fear'

Anthony Scaramucci criticized Chief of Staff John Kelly for imposing a 'culture of fear, culture of intimidation' to the West Wing → Read More

Cindy McCain Denounces 'Nepotism' of Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump in White House: 'Their Purpose is Not the Country'

Cindy McCain bluntly assessed the questions aswirl this week as Jared Kushner's and Ivanka Trump's work in the White House faces new scrutiny: Their West Wing jobs are pure nepotism — and a problem → Read More

Michelle Obama Announces A New Memoir Her Publisher Calls 'Unusually Intimate'

Former First Lady Michelle Obama reveals details about her highly anticipated new memoir → Read More

Return to Newtown: How the Sandy Hook Victims Live on in the Hearts and Work of Their Families

“Not a day goes by, not even a minute, when I don’t think about Jesse and miss him,” says Scarlett Lewis of the son she lost in the Newtown massacre → Read More

Why Sexy Newsman Anderson Cooper Refuses to Believe He’s Hot: ‘I Look Like a Pale ET!’

Apparently self-deprecating is the new sexy! First a bashful Blake Shelton joked that “y’all must be running out of people” after he was named this year’s Sexiest Man Alive. And now it seems one of PEOPLE’s picks for Sexiest Newsmen also can’t quite fathom the power of his own sex appeal. Anderson Cooper, he of the distinguished snow-white hair, tells PEOPLE he sees himself as more “super-pale”… → Read More

Who Has 'The Sexiest Beard in TV News?' People's Sexiest Newsmen Make Their Picks for the Title

We asked our picks for the nation's Sexiest Newsmen which of their male counterparts they give high marks for style, swagger and smarts → Read More

Former W.H. Photographer Reveals Never-Before-Seen Photos of Obama’s Anguish After Sandy Hook

Former official White House photographer Pete Souza recalls how President Barack Obama responded to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting → Read More